Roger J. Cahl

Burial Date:

April 21, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

April 22, 1957 - April 14, 2017

Funeral Home:

Busch Funeral Home (Elyria) (Directions)


Busch Funeral Home (Elyria) (Directions)

Roger James Cahl, 59, of Elyria, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 at Wade Park VA Hospital in Cleveland, following a lengthy illness. He was born April 22, 1957 in Elyria and attended Elyria City Schools.

Roger served in the United States Marine Corps from 1976-1979. He served as a Lance Corporal in the Special Forces Recon Unit. While serving, he earned the Rifle Expert award, Silver Jump Wings award and the Good Conduct Medal. He enjoyed serving his community by volunteering at the Elyria Salvation Army.

He is survived by his three children, Michael James Cahl of California, Melissa Rose Cahl of Boston, Massachusetts and Michael Kevin Cahl of Elyria; sister, Debra Cahl of Wesley Chapel, Florida; brother, Daniel Christopher Cahl of Elyria and his stepmother, Judith Ann Cahl of Elyria.

Roger was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Cahl and his parents, James M. and Jennetta M. Cahl-Kurth (nee White).

Friends may call at Busch Funeral & Crematory Services, 114 Second Street, Elyria, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:30 to 6:30 P.M. The Funeral service will follow at 6:30 P.M. in the funeral home. Mrs Heidi Thimke, Certified Celebrant, will officiate. Cremation by Busch Funeral and Crematory Service. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held Friday, April 21, 2017 at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Lorain at 1 P.M.

Memorials may be forwarded to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Burial Location

Section: - C - Lot Number: 8 Space: 6


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